Why We All Need to Touch and Be Touched

The mind, brain, and body are all connected. When we cannot know or express what we are feeling, when we cannot express it in words, the body can express it for us in the form of chronic pain, illness for which no medical cause can be found, eating disorders, self-mutilation, irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and other disorders. read more
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Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Geriatric OncologyAuthor(s): Kelly M. Trevino, Amy Stern, Holly G. Prigerson
Source: Journal of Geriatric Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Brajesh Kaushal, Sandeep Chauhan, Rohan Magoon, Nitish Naik, Ambuj Roy
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Frederic J. Baud, Vincent Jullien, Philippe-Henri Secrétan, Pascal Houzé, Lionel Lamhaut
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Julia Tomasi, Clement C. Zai, Gwyneth Zai, Deanna Herbert, Nicole King, Natalie Freeman, James L. Kennedy, Arun K. Tiwari
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: In the current study, the prevalence of depression among diabetic outpatients was higher than that of studies conducted in other settings. Depression was significantly associated with female sex, rural residency, type 2 diabetes mellitus, duration of illness> 6 years, high fear of complications, and poor social support. PMID: 32243106 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders - Category: Primary Care Tags: Prim Care Companion CNS Disord Source Type: research
Sufficient Lumbar Lateral Recess Decompression Acquired by Undercutting "Superior Articular Process Neck" Plus Intervertebral Disk Annuloplasty in Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery. Med Sci Monit. 2020 Apr 03;26:e921119 Authors: Liu X, Peng Y, Pei L, Zhu Y Abstract BACKGROUND Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic surgery has been used as a surgical measure for lumbar lateral recess stenosis. However, the necessary decompressive range has never been clearly documented in detail. Here, we discuss the effectiveness of a percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic procedure with clearly ...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Only Portugal, Brazil and Mozambique adopted asthma integrated disease management as the main form of asthma management and control. The programs developed by these countries can constitute a model for asthma integrated disease management in the other countries under study. PMID: 32238241 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The implementation of this questionnaire may reduce the incidence and morbimortality of opioid misuse among chronic pain patients and should improve chronic pain treatment in Portugal. PMID: 32238240 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
The objectives of the present study are 1) to determine the frequency of alcohol and drug consumption in the school population, and 2) to identify the main characteristics associated with this behaviour. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We applied a biographical, demographic and socioeconomic questionnaire on the use of licit and illicit substances to a sample of 2064 students. Demographic and social characteristics are presented based on observed frequencies and comparisons between groups were made using chi-square tests. Significance was assessed at α = 0.05. RESULTS: More than half of the students repo...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
[Primary Sjögren's Syndrome - News on Diagnostics and Therapy]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2020;109(5):333-339 Authors: Sprecher M, Maurer B, Distler O Abstract Primary Sjögren's Syndrome - News on Diagnostics and Therapy Abstract. Primary Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects primarily the exocrine glands and is mainly characterized by sicca symptoms of the eyes and mouth, but also nose, throat, vagina and skin can be affected. Fatigue and pain are also very characteristic. Systemic manifestations can occur, e.g. in joints, muscles, lungs, kidneys, skin or the nervous syste...
Source: Praxis - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Praxis (Bern 1994) Source Type: research
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